This infographic is about the benefits of living in a passive house, which were first built in Germany in 1988 and enjoy energy savings of up to 90%. They are essentially energy efficient buildings that provide year-round comfort without the constant need for heating and cooling systems. These homes save you money and they’re great for the environment so it can only be a good thing if they become more popular.
Asbestos has carcinogenic minerals and only a licensed asbestos professional should be contracted to properly remove and dispose the substance. Doing it on your own will only disturb them and further worsen the damage that it can cause, thus, exposing yourself and your home to asbestos fibres more. Here’s an infographic explaining in detail the residential asbestos removal process.
With an increasing demand for housing in the UK and strict planning restrictions, developers are attempting to fit as much real estate as possible within smaller and smaller areas. This means that most new builds are half the size of the homes being constructed at the start of the 20th century. Despite this eye-opening reality, there are plenty of people who are happy to sacrifice space for location – especially moving closer to the capital.
We’ve had some terrible weather in the past 6 months, all over the world. Everything from 3 hurricanes at one time over in the Caribbean, to major flooding in large parts of Europe. The unseasonal weather had a knock-on effect on the local wildlife with some very unusual home infestations on a biblical scale. The folks at Twinkle Clean have rounded up some of the worst infestations from all over the world, as well as some very bad cases from the past few years.
Lots of folks all over the planet spend a vast amount of their time working in office space environments, working in close proximity with others. This makes these work spaces a prime source of germs and illness. Just how clean is your office? The following infographic takes a look at this in more detail.
Here is a helpful infographic from the guys at UK based Kitchen Exchange providing 18 quality hacks to make life in the kitchen easier. The infographic includes cooking hacks, cleaning and washing hacks and freezing hacks for you to check out.
As temperatures rise, more insects come out to play. A survey conducted online by Harris Poll for TruGreen in June 2017 found that 60 percent of Americans in the Northeast are worried about ticks ruining their time outside this summer, compared to 48 percent in the Midwest, 35 percent in the South, and 32 percent in the West.Check out the infographic below for further details.
Did you know that a home break-in happens once every 15 seconds? And renters are 85% more likely to be burglarized than homeowners. Yikes! While the burglary statistics sound ominous, there are easy ways to make your apartment rental safe and secure. Here’s what the folks at ForRent.com recommend.
This handy ‘Tiling Hacks’ infographic from Tile Mountain contains all manner of handy tiling tips and tricks about floor tiles and walls tiles, right through to grout and adhesive. So, regardless of whether you’re after floor tiling tips or just a few pointers on including laying out and drilling, or sealing and cleaning, this infographic has almost everything covered.